Category Archives: Thoughts by All

Believing is Seeing

In this walk of faith, we don’t always have concrete evidence of what is next but what we can take comfort in is that we serve a God that is a man of His Word. He never changes. He never lies… Continue reading

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God is Doing What’s Best for Us

God is at work in each of us whether we know it or not, whether we want it or not. Lamentations 3:33 says, “He takes no pleasure in making life hard, in throwing roadblocks in the way.” He doesn’t delight … Continue reading

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Come to God Just as You Are

“God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners” Romans 5:8 (NLT). Everything that Jesus did for you, he did out of love. The Bible says that God made you … Continue reading

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Changed

“The Spirit of the LORD will come upon you in power and you will prophesy with them; and you will be changed into a different person.”
(1 Samuel 10:6) Read on…. Continue reading

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The Hand that Holds My Hand

There was a difficult time when I was facing a battle and found myself pressed against a wall of gigantic disbelief. Yet, God was asking me to believe what I could not find comprehensible to believe. If I was going … Continue reading

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The Lord will Keep You

“The Lord will keep you from all harm — he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.” Psalms 121:7-8 Thoughts on today’s verse Our lives are not lived alone. … Continue reading

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He is Sovereign

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Misconceptions about God abound. … Continue reading

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Check or Deposit?

When we focus on God and all He is, our perspective changes, our faith grows and peace begins to settle over our bankrupt souls as we look to Him. Thankfulness begins to flow in the place where desperation resided. Continue reading

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Hope for the Bone Dry

“And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.”  Isaiah 58:11 Have … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude gets us through the hard stuff! To reflect on your blessings is to rehearse God’s accomplishments. To rehearse God’s accomplishments is to discover his heart! To discover his heart is to discover not just good gifts but the Good … Continue reading

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Prayer in Times of Inadequacy

How do you respond when you sense the Lord is calling you to a task that seems beyond your abilities? Continue reading

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The God of Second Chances

God was well acquainted with Moses’ failure and inadequacy. But Moses did qualify on one count: God loves to use ordinary, weak, human beings to do His work. Continue reading

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The Snare of Seeking Approval

“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” Proverbs 29:25 Ten months ago I was diagnosed with depression. Stress, over-commitment and lack of sleep sent me into a downward spiral. … Continue reading

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What is Your Strength

“Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Pain

Your greatest ministry will flow out of your pain — not out of your strengths or your talents but out of the painful experiences of your life. It is your weaknesses that help other people in their need, not your strengths. Continue reading

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